By Your Side: The First 100 Years of Yuri Anime and Manga
The Untold Story of Lesbian Love in Japanese Anime and Comics
"By Your Side is the complete Yuri resource I only ever dreamed could exist. Decades in the making, this glorious collection surveys, analyzes, and contextualizes Yuri with unparalleled detail and enthusiasm. Friedman graces readers with illuminating insights as they follow her through a century of the genre’s evolution and revolution. By sharing her extraordinary knowledge, she provides inquirers, scholars, and aficionados alike with a deeper appreciation and understanding of lesbian anime and manga while galvanizing them towards the next era of Yuri."
-Nicki Bauman, Yurimother
"The first in-depth study of Yuri in English."
-James Welker, Professor of Cross-Cultural and Japanese Studies, Kanagawa University
Historical, Prose, Queer, Reference